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17 Jul, 2013

Overcoming Demons in the New Testament

By |2017-05-26T14:31:07-05:00July 17th, 2013|James' Blog|0 Comments

Summary of Jesus Dealing With Demons Characteristics of Demons in the New Testament: They have the 3 basic elements of personality Knowledge - Mark 2:24 "I know who You are.” Will - Matt. 12:44 "I will return to my house from which I came.”(Compare Satan’s rebellious self-will in Isa. 14:13, 14: “I will” 5 times.) Feelings, emotions. They shriek in terror (Mark 5:7, 1:26; Mark 9:26). They tremble (James 2:19). They prefer to inhabit human bodies than wander without a body (Luke 11:24) They would prefer the body of an animal to being without a body, but their preference [...]

10 Jul, 2013

The Watch of the Lord

By |2017-05-30T16:16:13-05:00July 10th, 2013|James' Blog|0 Comments

Watch Defined Biblical Mandate The word watch occurs 11 times in three Gospel accounts of Matt. 24, Mark.13 and Luke. 21. The phrase Watch and pray is found in Matt. 26:41 and Mark. 14:38. Matt. 26:41 - Keep watching and praying, that you may not enter into temptation; the spirit is willing, but the flesh is weak. Col. 4:2 - Continue in prayer and watch in the same with thanksgiving. Definitions of Watch Greek word, gregoreo - “to be awake or vigilant” Dictionary definitions for “watch”: “Keeping awake in order to guard” “A close observation” “To be on the alert” [...]

3 Jul, 2013

Properly Interpreting Revelation

By |2017-05-30T16:16:26-05:00July 3rd, 2013|James' Blog|0 Comments

Some years ago I was traveling through the night by train from the Frankfurt, Germany region to Rossenheim in southern Bavaria. I was in one of the sleeping cars but, unable to sleep, I spent much of my time praying in the Spirit. The Holy Spirit kept speaking to me over and over, “Where are My Daniels? Where are My Esthers? Where are My Josephs, and where are My Deborahs?” After many years of pondering on this word, I believe that the Holy Spirit is on a quest to find believers He can work with – believers who will dream [...]